Good news as Galway’s hotels show return to profitability

Galway’s hotels have enjoyed a surge in profits, according to a new survey that shows occupancy levels and rates have also increased. The survey by Crowe Horwath, advisors to the hotel...

JobPlus Scheme – credit where credit is due

The new JobPlus scheme announced recently by the government is probably the most radical initiative we have seen since the unemployment crisis started to develop in 2008.  By Michelle Murphy, Collins McNicholas ...

Research to help replicate success of Great Western Greenway for cyclists

A research team from Civil Engineering at NUI Galway has launched a survey of the Great Western Greenway to aid the design of similar cycling routes nationwide. The greenway, which runs...

Galway language learning company helps turn dictionary into a game!

Galway-based start-up English Bubble, who make digital language learning games, have released Word Bucket, a free mobile app that turns the traditional translation dictionary into a fun and personal learning game. Word Bucket allows...

City Bin represents Ireland at European Business Awards

The City Bin Co. is to represent Ireland as a ‘National Champion’ in the 2013/14 European Business Awards programme under the ‘Customer Focus’ category.  The Galway-based waste collection company has been...

Ambassador’s Galway visit underlines benefit of increased co-operation

The British Ambassador paid a surprise visit to a thriving Galway city business that epitomised the ever-evolving trade links between here and the UK.  Ambassador Dominick Chilcott was in Galway for...


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